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Well Established, Profitable Cafe For Sale in Staunton Historic District

This charming Cafe and Eatery in one of Staunton, Virginia's five Historic Preservation Districts has been in operation for 43 years under the same name! A favorite of locals and tourists alike, this Cafe for Sale is a turnkey opportunity to own a profitable cafe in a great location! Ready to go for a new owner/operator from day one!

If you've been considering opening your own cafe, coffee shop or downtown restaurant, look no further. This Cafe for Sale is in a great location, surrounded by other retail boutiques and office buildings.Talk about history - the building dates back to the 1840's and has been used as an eatery since 1921! Extremely favorable rental rate of just $1353 per month for this 1,737 square foot restaurant with 56 inside and 4 outside seats. Great decor and local vibe!

We Sell Restaurants is presenting this Cafe for Sale and love offering up opportunities like this! All of the equipment needed to continue to serve up fresh soups, salads, hot and cold sandwiches, quiches and more is included in the sale. Currently operating five days per week during late morning / early afternoon hours, a new owner could expand hours and/or provide a breakfast menu and immediately boost sales! Catering and to-go box lunches are other options. On summer weekends, the street is closed to vehicular traffic and people stroll the historic district searching for bargains followed by a bite to eat, perhaps with a glass of wine or a cold beer. This provides an opportunity to increase outside seating and further drive sales! 

Current owners are willing to help train on restaurant menu, operation and bookkeeping. This Cafe for Sale is perfect for a single owner/operator or ideal for a couple looking to own their own restaurant business with established customer base. Owners have done very little marketing or advertising, providing another opportunity for growth for a media-savvy operator!

This Staunton Cafe for Sale is priced to sell and will go quickly. Don't miss your chance to own a local favorite for a modest investment! Call today!

This is a Certified Pre-Owned Restaurant® the highest standard for restaurant listings. It has been reviewed by a Certified Restaurant Broker® and has verifiable Sellers’ Discretionary Earnings (SDE). It has been listed based on the strictest industry standards and if SBA lending is advertised, the business earnings qualify subject to Lender’s review & approval. The Business Analysis Tool with the latest profit & loss information is available for immediate review by qualified buyers and has been evaluated based on industry guidelines for expense ratios. The equipment in the store transfers free and clear of any liens subject to UCC Lien search by closing agent. If the space is leased, it is available for assignment, extensions, renewal or new agreement for qualified buyers and if the business is a franchise, it meets the criteria for transfer for assignment of the franchise. The acquisition of a Certified Pre-Owned Restaurant® includes the services of a Certified Restaurant Broker® at no cost to the buyer.

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  • Listing#: 9265
  • Price: $119500
  • Location: Staunton

Lease Term: Expires 12/31/2023

Monthly Rent: $1379.57,

Indoor Seating: 56

Inside Sq. Ft: 1737,

Hood System: No

Neighboring Businesses: Boutiques, restaurants, offices

Hours Open: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:30am - 3:00pm

# of Part-Time Employees: 1

# of Full-Time Employees: 2

Net Sales: $215808.00

Owner Benefit: $47921


  • Beautiful Historic District location with heavy foot traffic
  • Complimentary businesses nearby draw tourist and local crowds
  • Street closed to vehicular traffic on summer weekends - opportunity to expand outdoor dining options
  • Location has served lunch for over 100 years - 43 years under present name!
  • Expand menu to include breakfast and increase sales immediately
  • Be in business tomorrow!
  • Cafe for Sale
Well Established, Profitable Cafe For Sale in Staunton Historic District




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